[OSM-talk] UK: Trunk-Primary

Abigail Brady morwen at evilmagic.org
Mon Aug 13 11:44:17 BST 2007

On 8/13/07, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:
> All *I* was saying is that *I* use Trunk for green 'A' roads and Primary
> for
> other 'A' roads. So the original LONG: statement is to my mind simply
> wrong.
> A trunk road has green signs - a primary road does not?

Nope.  Primary A roads - those that form part of the Primary Route Network -
have green signs.
Non-primary A roads, which do not form part of the Primary Route Network -
have white and black signs.

The Primary Route Network is an entirely different think to the set of roads
which the Highways Agency maintains.

http://www.road-to-nowhere.co.uk/trunk.html seems to have the most current
> map
> of 'trunk roads', but this does not reflect the current state of signage.
> Although the signage on the A44 past Broadway is as a trunk road, but
> apparently it has never been one :( So do I switch it back to red, or
> leave it
> to match the sign colours?

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